Top 5 Qualities of A Good Waukesha Criminal Lawyer

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When you are searching for a defense attorney, there are five qualities that you want to search for before hiring them for to represent your case. 1. Is The Right Type Of Criminal Lawyer2. Has A Proven Track Record3. Is A Good Listener4. Can Aggressively Represent The Case5. Is Up Front About Potential OutcomeThe Right Type […]

Where To Find Defense Attorneys In Waukesha

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When facing a criminal charge, the first thing that you are going to ask yourself is where to find criminal defense attorneys in Waukesha to represent you. You know that your best chance for a successful case is to have a strong defense firm on your side. Hupperts and Powers is a criminal defense firm […]

Why Flat Fees Are Better

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At Huppertz & Powers we charge our clients flat fees instead of hourly rates. We always have and we always will. When we made this decision we did it for two reasons, it’s better for the client and it’s just the right thing to do.Other Wisconsin criminal defense attorneys will charge clients an hourly rate, […]

Police Give 900 Warnings in One Month

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Since July 7th the Waukesha police have issued more than 900 warnings for the same citation. It wasn’t for speeding, littering, disturbing the peace, or any other the run of the mill violations. Instead, these warnings were all issued for hunting Pokemon.When Pokemon Go was released in early July, teens and young adults have been […]

Can You Film the Cops In Wisconsin?

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Yes, you can film the cops in Wisconsin. Thanks to the first amendment and the way Wisconsin’s privacy laws are set up, filming the police is allowed in most cases. There are few rules you need to know before you become the police paparazzi.Right to PrivacyIf an officer is in a place where they do […]

How to Get a Job After Prison

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After you get out of prison your goal is to smoothly rejoin society and become a productive member of the community again. This is a steep order when you can’t get a job. Having a criminal record will unfortunately close a lot of doors for you when you’re job hunting. Unemployment after being released is […]

How to Post Bail

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When you get arrested you’ll wait in jail for a little bit and then you’ll head to your arraignment hearing. During this hearing the date of your trial will be set. This date might be days, weeks, or even months in the future.What is Bail?Since the jail isn’t a very pleasant place to kill time, […]

Legalization vs Decriminalization

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Everyone from average Joes to presidential candidates are talking about what to do with marijuana. Some say we should legalize it, others say we should decriminalize it, and some don’t know the difference between the two.In the interest of having an informed public, here’s the difference between legalization and decriminalization.LegalizationSo far four states and DC […]

What Qualifies as Self Defense in Wisconsin?

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It was self defense! The classic defense used after playground tussles and bar fights alike. In fact, self defense might be the most well known defense.While it might seem straightforward, self defense isn’t just a blanket defense anyone can use after getting in a fight.When does self defense apply?Self defense is a right you can […]

Score One for Mark

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Our esteemed partner has done it again. Mark Powers has successfully campaigned his way to a re-election to Municipal Judge for the North Prairie Joint Municipal Court. This re-election is a fantastic achievement for Mark and the firm. It is a testament to his knowledge of law and dedication to serving his community. As a […]